PRESIDENT OF MAURITIUS OFFERS PRAYERS IN TIRUMALA￼
TIRUMALA, January 07: H.E. President of Republic of Mauritius Rajkeswur Purryag accmpanied by wife offered prayers in the world renowned famous Hindu Shrine of Lord Venkateswara at Tirumala on Monday morningn.
On his arrival, the Hon’ble President and his entourage were accorded a grand reception by the temple priests with traditonal Isthikapal amidst the chanting of vedic hymns and the TTD Chairman Sri K.Bapi Raju and TTD JEO Sri K.S.Sreenivasa Raju escorted him to the sanctum sanctorum.
Inside the sanctum sanctorum, one of the priests of Tirumala temple explained to the Hon’ble President about the significance of Lord and the jewels adorned to the presiding deity. The President spent few minutes praying before the presiding deity of Lord Venkateswara and later reached Ranganayakula Mandapam where he was accorded Vedasirvachanam by temple priests.
TTD Board Chairman Sri Kanumuru Bapiraju offered the President, Lord’s silk vastram, prasadams while TTD JEO Sri LV Subramanyam presented a lamination of Lord Venakteswara, 12 sheet calendar and Diary.
Talking to reporters at Tirumala after Darshan of Lord Venkateswara, the visiting President said that his country will continue its cordial and friendly relations and investments in the country. Mauritius has so far invested over Rs.1000 crore in India that and His country will continue its investments in India’s infrastructure and other ventures.
He said he was a regular visit to Tirumala Shrine and prayed for the well being and prosperity and peace of the people of both the countries.
ISSUED BY TTDs PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER, TIRUPATI